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Patchway, BS34

Aerospace Bristol is a new industrial heritage museum and learning centre being developed at Filton, to the north of Bristol. It will tell the story of the region's world-class aerospace industry - past, present and future. The Aerospace Bristol project is being run by the Bristol Aero Collection Trust.

Key stage 1

Visit Aerospace Bristol and take your pupils on an exciting journey through time and the sessions we offer for Key Stage 1 and EYFS students

Early years foundation stage and key stage 1

Aerospace Bristol provides children of primary school age with an excellent resource for learning about aviation and the 20th century, and our learning programmes and activities are specially designed to engage and inspire our younger visitors.

eyfs: Story time in space

Learn about Baby Bear’s journey into space by reading and exploring ‘Whatever Next’ by Jill Murphy. Help our very own Alfie Fox journey into space by helping him pack his suitcase and learn about the things he’ll need to take. Make a rocket and launch Alfie Fox to the Moon, then discover other artefacts in the exhibition that go into space and how they help us today.

- Speaking and Listening, Science and Art


Explore Concorde and discover amazing facts about the world’s first supersonic airliner. Become an engineer and create your own Concorde to challenge the airliners of today.

- Science, History (Local History) and DT

key stage 1: journey into space

Journey with Alfie Fox on his adventure into space. Help him pack his suitcase. Learn more about the things that astronauts need in space. Make your very own rocket and launch it on a mission.

- Science (Space)

key stage 1: filton's aero heroEs

Explore the rich history of the aerospace industry and some of the key people in Filton that where aero heroes in their time. Look at why Concorde and its team are such a special part of Filton’s history, then make and fly your own paper Concorde.

- Science and History (Local History)

key stage 1: the right stuff

In this interactive session, pupils will investigate the properties of a range of different materials. They will investigate the properties of a range of different materials and then carry out an experiment on the materials to discover which might be best to build an aeroplane from.

- Science (Materials)

Key Stage 1: Mission to Mars

Learn about the future of aerospace by investigating space travel to Mars. Make discoveries by programming a rover to collect rock samples and test them to choose which rock would make the best Martian material to help us build our first colony on the planet.

- Computing (Coding) and Science

Planning your school visit?

Everything you need to know for a smooth-running day, from the moment you arrive to to completing a risk assessment.

Key Stage 1: The Right Stuff

Key Stage 1: The Right Stuff

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Interested in bringing your school to visit Aerospace Bristol? Be one of the first to bring your school aboard Concorde, and contact us at for more information, or to book.

We look forward to welcoming you soon!